[ntp:security] [webmaster #1808046] NTP security improvements for Google Patch Grant

Jan Keller jakl at google.com
Fri Jun 19 04:22:13 UTC 2020


Hey Harlan,

Sounds great! We could offer up to $30k. What would some of the smaller
projects be that fit this price tag?


On Thu, Jun 18, 2020, 11:35 Harlan Stenn <stenn at nwtime.org> wrote:

> Hi Jan,
>
> On 6/18/2020 1:27 AM, Jan Keller via RT wrote:
> >
> > Thu Jun 18 04:27:25 2020: Request 1808046 was acted upon.
> >  Transaction: Ticket created by jakl at google.com
> >        Queue: webmaster
> >      Subject: NTP security improvements for Google Patch Grant
> >        Owner: Nobody
> >   Requestors: jakl at google.com
> >       Status: new
> >  Ticket <URL: https://rt.nwtime.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=1808046 >
> >
> >
> > Hey NTP,
> >
> > We are considering awarding NTP a Google Patch Grant
> > <
> https://security.googleblog.com/2019/12/announcing-updates-to-our-patch-rewards.html
> >
> > -
> > under which we would sponsor the implementation of security improvements
> in
> > your software. Would you have ideas for security-related enhancements
> which
> > you could implement with such a grant?
>
> That would be awesome!
>
> We have several ideas, and we've been terribly under-resourced since
> before NTF was created.
>
> We're currently working to find folks to help us raise $150-300k to
> produce an enterprise/carrier grade engineered and tested implementation
> of the IETF Network Time Security Standard for NTP that is about to be
> released.  That's just one project.  There are others, too, which have
> expected lower costs.  NTS is our #1 priority, though.
>
> Happy to discuss further.
>
> Best,
>
> H
> --
> > Best,
> > Jan
> >
> >   • Jan Keller
> >
> >   •  Technical Program Manager - Google Zurich
> >
> >   •  +41-79-540-4892
> >
> >   •  jakl at google.com
> >
>
> --
> Harlan Stenn <stenn at nwtime.org>
> http://networktimefoundation.org - be a member!
>
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